captain investigations commander resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Experienced Chief of Police with a demonstrated history of working in the public safety industry. Skilled in Law Enforcement, Investigations, Leadership, Firearms and Use of Force Instruction, Police Training, and Public Safety. Strong military and protective services professional, with a Master's degree in Executive Leadership. Committed to teaching and engaging with the next generation of students as an adjunct instructor.

  • Research and investigations
  • Budgets
  • Use of Force Instructor and Expert Testimony
  • Strategic Planning
  • Policy Development
  • Mentoring
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA Expected in 05/2020 Master of Arts : Executive Leadership (School of Business) - GPA :
Calumet College of St. Joseph Whiting, IN Expected in 12/2011 Bachelor of Science : Public Safety Management - GPA :
Thomas A Edison Jr-Sr High School Lake Station, IN Expected in 06/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :

Law Enforcement Training Board Certification

  • Generalist Instructor
  • Firearms Instructor
  • Use of Force Instructor Certification
  • Constitutional Policing Instructor Certification
  • Police Chief Executive Training

Military Awards

  • Purple Heart
  • Army Commendation medal with Valor Device
  • Valorous Unit Award (February, 2005 & June, 2005)
  • Good Conduct Medal
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal
Work History
Saint Mary's College Of California - Captain (Investigations Commander)
Moraga, CA, 05/2003 - Current
  • Reviewed detective case reports for accuracy, integrity and completeness.
  • Trained team members on agency processes, court procedures and investigation strategies.
  • Oversaw criminal cases, coordinated investigations and prepared evidence and investigators for court cases.
  • Identified and resolved staff and organizational issues.
  • Guided, mentored and supervised subordinates to improve job performance and case clearing rates.
  • Evaluated case documentation submitted by team members to check accuracy and compliance with department policies aimed at protecting criminal cases.
  • Educated staff members on proper field procedures to boost public trust in officers and efficiency [Number]%.
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important considerations such as properties to check and individuals of note in local areas.
  • Performed conflict resolution between student body, parents, teachers, and administration.
  • Provided security and safety to school staff and students.
  • Conducted school security inspections.
  • Inspected and adjusted security systems, equipment and machinery to maximize coverage of parking lots and building interior and exterior.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to facilitate and moderate classroom discussions and student centered learning.
  • Provided clear, informative lectures on [Area of expertise] to classes of [Number] students.
  • Recorded, analyzed and gathered intelligence to achieve community safety.
  • Recommended and prepared long-range plans for police service programs by developing specific proposals for action on current and future needs.
  • Established new police training programs to address training needs, including terrororism response, active shooter response and de-escalation of use of force.
  • Rewrote and updated comprehensive department policies and procedures.
  • Analyzed crime data maps, graphs and statistics to develop patrol and crime prevention strategies.
  • Managed department grant applications and expense and revenue tracking through [Action] and [Action].
  • Built and deployed strategies to achieve company vision and enhance tactical operations.
  • Oversaw all financial operations company-wide, including budgets, payroll and accounts payable and receivable.
  • Assessed company resources and made adjustments to keep operations efficient and cost-effective.
  • Investigated allegations of employee misconduct, reported findings and coordinated warranted disciplinary actions.
  • Led teams by example, consistently demonstrating correct behaviors and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Gave presentations at community groups and public events highlighting work of police officers and special teams.
  • Structured assignments for subordinates based on current patrol priorities, special requirements and individual strengths.
  • Established and maintained effective working relationships with city staff leaders, outside organizations and general public to provide optimal service and protection.
Ben Bridge Jeweler - Sergeant
Gilbert, AZ, 02/2002 - 02/2008
  • Built cohesive and successful team to support mission objectives.
  • Directed training programs to meet soldier and unit readiness requirements for planned combat operations.
  • Kept soldiers in peak physical condition by overseeing well-coordinated exercise programs.
  • Delivered important training, coaching and mentoring to platoon personnel.
  • Produced reports on equipment status, incidences, personnel readiness and intelligence for superiors on [Timeframe] basis.
  • Patrolled designated coverage areas and evaluated terrain for defensive use.
  • Assessed battlefield conditions such as terrain and enemy fire effectiveness to organize and deploy team members effectively.
  • Maintained current in-depth knowledge of team member strengths and weaknesses to most effectively plan battle strategy.
  • Responded to emergencies with speed, efficiency and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Conducted ground reconnaissance for roads, bridges and tunnels and reported findings to [Job title].
  • Located mines through both visual means and use of mine detectors, neutralizing all enemy threats and booby traps.
  • Placed explosives and performed mine-sweeping activities on land.
  • Trained over [Number] multinational partners, contractors and foreign nationals on [Technique] and [Technique] to develop warfighting and defense capabilities.
Auto Zone - Assistant Store Manager
City, STATE, 08/1996 - 05/2003
  • Promoted professional growth and facilitated talent development of each associate to drive performance excellence.
  • Assisted team members with delivering friendly, knowledgeable service by applying proactive monitoring and corrective action strategies.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Managed opening and closing procedures and recommended changes to enhance efficiency of daily activities.
  • Helped with planning schedules and delegating assignments to meet coverage and service demands.
  • Assessed job applications and made hiring recommendations to bring in top candidates for key vacancies.
  • Reduced company expenditures and met budget targets by closely monitoring, tracking and controlling expenses.
  • Developed and managed employee schedules, balancing individual requests and requirements with business needs.
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service and responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Maximized sales and minimized shrinkage through excellent customer service and adherence to standard practices.
  • Performed mandatory audits to enforce compliance in merchandising, inventory and customer service.
  • Supervised associates by providing direction and instruction for stocking shelves, rotating stock and receiving deliveries.
  • Coached team on effective upselling and cross-selling methods.

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Calumet College of St. Joseph
  • Thomas A Edison Jr-Sr High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Captain (Investigations Commander)
  • Sergeant
  • Assistant Store Manager


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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